Yorkshire. So they say, it’s God’s Own Country… What makes it so exceptional? We’ll inform you about it. You’ll be delighted at everything Yorkshire has to offer, from its quaint town to its stunning countryside, and with people seeking staycation choices this summer, we’re sure it’ll be a busy one.
1. The countryside is too beautiful
Expect a bad neck from visiting Yorkshire, with rolling hills and beautiful greenery your neck is sure to suffer as you look left and right trying to take in all the spectacular views.
2. It has hundreds of traditional pubs
Who wants that right? A range of top-notch old-fashioned pubs serving up locally brewed beers alongside tasty pub grub. What a nightmare – right?
3. Waterfalls everywhere…
Wanting to head out on a walk in the Yorkshire countryside? Watch out, you’ll be inundated with flowing waterfalls hidden in woods, in quaint villages and more.
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- 8 Of The Most Stunning Waterfalls In The Yorkshire Dales
4. Art? Too much of it if you ask us…
From David Hockney’s paintings of beautiful Yorkshire fields, the Yorkshire Sculpture Park and J.M.W Turner’s sketches of waterfalls there is too much to handle.
5. All those connections to classic literature
From paintings to literature, the Bronte Country is a place where you’ll discover what influenced their work.
6. It’s the home of the Sunday roast
Home of the Yorkshire pud, we’ve too many great places for a Sunday Roast in Yorkshire, you’ll be too full to enjoy any of the beautiful scenery.
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- 8 Of The Tastiest Sunday Roasts To Try On The Yorkshire Coast
7. All those old ruins…
Who enjoys visiting stunning Abbeys with amazingly curated gardens to wander in? Bolton Abbey, Fountains Abbey, the abbeys go on and on and on. Guess you’ll have to visit them all.
8. Hundreds of local breweries…
Black Sheep, Tim Taylors, Northern Monk, North Brewing Co. the list of the best Yorkshire breweries goes on and on. Imagine having to try all those beers?
9. There are three National Parks
Not one, not two, but three! You’ll have to spend all your time wandering around natural beauty after natural beauty as you take in all that the Yorkshire Dales, North York Moors and Peak Districts have to offer.
10. Cottage stays that are just too cosy
Suppose you may as well stay in one of those three National Parks, hot tubs, and cosy cottages are every other stay in Yorkshire. Guess you’ll have to get used to feeling warm and cosy.
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- 7 Cosy Yorkshire Dales Cottages With Hot Tubs That Are Perfect For Summer
- 10 Of The Cosiest And Cutest Cottages To Rent In The Peak District
11. The beaches are breath-taking
Who wants their breath taken away? Not me? From beaches with waterfalls falling straight onto them, secret beaches to the most popular beaches in the UK? But who wants that, right?
12. Viaduct after, viaduct, after viaduct
Taking a boat ride in under the Knaresborough viaduct, having a trip out to Ribblehead viaduct to enjoy a serene walk or maybe a train ride over the top.
13. It’s full of market towns
Wanting to avoid quaint market towns? Steer clear of Yorkshire, you’ll end up at local markets full of great goods, then maybe in a local restaurant enjoying some delicious food with great wine, beer and spirits.
14. No colour in sight
You’ll get sick of the sight of flowers in Yorkshire. You can head over to Muker and wander through wildflowers, walk through fields of lavender or head to many of the stately homes with their huge gardens.
15. Too many Michelin Star restaurants
It has the most Michelin star restaurants in the UK outside of London but who likes great food?
16. Too many tearooms?
You’ll be sick of the site of delicious sandwiches, great cups of tea and amazing desserts, but who fancies that?
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